Stand Firm: Persistent Prayer

Written by Janet Findley “Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion.  Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.” Ephesians 6:18 On a recent trip to Montana, we passed three wildfires, all of which had been started by lightning strikes. Three lightning bolts. Three fires. Homes, lives, […]

Stand Firm: Sword of the Spirit

“…and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God.” Ephesians 6:17 “At the end of my life I want it to be said that I fought with my hand frozen to the sword.” I saw this quote from Mandy over at Suburban Stereotype. When I saw it I cried out, “YES! […]

Stand Firm: Helmet of Salvation

Written by Jenni Clayville “Put on salvation as your helmet…” Ephesians 6:17 I won’t let my sons play American Football. Even though it appears that I’m overbearing, I do have legitimate reasons. First of all, I am a 5’2” American born Chinese woman and my sons have my genes. Believe it or not, I am […]

Stand Firm: Shield of Faith

Written by Brandi Wilson In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. Faith has been a bit of a tricky battle for me as of late. I think over the years I have developed the habit of allowing my faith to be built […]

Stand Firm: Shoes of Peace

Written by Stephanie Shouse For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. Ephesians 6:15 NLT I love shoes! Cute Converse, sparkly flip-flops, sleek boots, a great pair of high heels… throw in a comfy pair of tennis shoes and I’m pretty much prepared for […]